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Universal's Islands of Adventure®

1000 Universal Studios Plz.
Orlando, FL, 32819, United States
TEL: (407) 224-4233
TEL: (407) 363-8000

The city’s most thrill-filled coaster-and-flume park is also one of the most spectacularly designed; rides are all located in lavish, themed “islands,” most based on movies or TV shows. The Jurassic Park River Adventure, for example—a hairy river-raft ride that includes, among other scares, a terrifying T. rex attack—is set in Jurassic Park, a habitat for enormous, animatronic dinosaurs. Marvel Superhero Island is where visitors can experience the Amazing Adventures of Spider Man, a dizzying 3-D-glasses-enhanced ride that simulates swinging among high city towers. All of this may be overshadowed, though, by the 2010 opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, a 20-acre(ish) “land” complete with Hogwarts castle and Forbidden Forest.

 

Tip: Avoid carrying bags if you can; they’re not allowed on the coasters (you’ll need to rent a locker), and on the flumes they’ll only get soaked.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Express-Line Option
  • Fantasy/Sci-Fi
  • Family
  • Group Rates
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Live Performances
  • Live Characters
  • Live Music
  • Movie Studio
  • On-site/Nearby Hotels
  • Packages
  • Parking Available
  • Rollercoasters
  • Restaurant/Café
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